Author: Emily

carrot halwa

Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa also known as Gajar Halwa is an Indian sweet made with a delightful combination of fresh carrots, ghee, milk, khoa, nuts, sugar, and cardamom powder


Cauliflower Fritters

These cauliflower fritters also known as Gobi Pakora or Cauliflower pakoda are crispy and flavourful Indian appetizers or snacks made from cauliflower florets. These tasty fritters are deep-fried, resulting in a crispy outer layer and a soft, tender interior. These cauliflower fritters are perfect for serving with your favorite Indian mains or even as a […]

snickers tart
Dessert, Pies, Tarts

No-Bake Snickers Tart

This No-Bake Snickers tart is a refined take on the classic Snickers bar, featuring layers of caramel, salted peanuts, and chocolate. It is made using 7 or fewer ingredients and is the perfect dessert for any time of year.

vanilla cake

Easy Vanilla cake recipe

The Softest, fluffiest, and most moist Vanilla Cake you’ll ever taste. All need to have a really good vanilla cake in their repertoire and I promise this easy vanilla cake recipe doesn’t disappoint. Even if you’ve never baked a cake from scratch, you will find this simple and achievable. This easy vanilla cake recipe is […]

Whole wheat carrot muffin

Whole Wheat Carrot Muffins

Whole Wheat Carrot Muffins claim the deliciousness of carrot cake in a yummy, wholesome muffin that’s great for breakfast, snacks, or even dessert. These moist, flavorful, whole wheat treats taste like carrot muffins…but with a healthier spin. A whole-wheat muffin you’ll actually enjoy! Studded with plenty of grated carrots, these whole wheat carrot muffins are […]

Onion galette
Galettes, Pies, Tarts

Onion Galette

This onion galette is a super fancy yet simple meal. The simple crust is filled with caramelized onions and baked until cozy, warm, satisfying, and delicious. You can easily pair this Onion galette with a salad for a complete meal. A galette is essentially a rustic, free-form pie, and I find this lazy approach much easier and more satisfying to make than the real pie. It can be customized in so many ways and it’s made with simple ingredients. Galettes can be either sweet or savory; whatever you put into a pie, you can probably put into a galette. The homemade crust is simple to make. With the aid of a food processor, it comes together in a wink. The main effort would be caramelizing the onions. The trick is not to rush it; let it take close to 45 minutes to caramelize to brown color at low heat.

no-bake caramel-chocolate tart
Pies, Tarts

No-Bake Caramel-Chocolate Tart

A no-bake caramel-chocolate tart made with a buttery biscuit crust filled with salted caramel and topped with creamy chocolate ganache.
This No-bake caramel-chocolate Tart is the perfect combination of rich and creamy goodness. With layers of buttery crust, smooth salted caramel sauce, and dark chocolate ganache, this Chocolate Caramel Tart is rich and decadent. This is truly the ultimate dessert for all dessert lovers!

Pull-apart garlic bread

Pull-Apart Garlic Bread

Baked until golden brown and served pull-apart style, this soft, flavorful, and delicious pull-apart garlic bread is completely irresistible. Made from scratch, this Pull apart Garlic Bread is perfect for bakers of all skill levels. It has a golden-brown crust and a pillowy, soft interior that’s fragrant with fresh garlic and herbs. Plenty of garlic and herb oil infuse each layer, flavoring this loaf from the inside out.

Valentine day heart thumbprint cookie

Valentine’s day Heart Thumbprint Cookies

These incredibly easy Thumbprint Cookies are the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. If you’re looking for a delicious, easy-to-make and so pretty cookie to gift for Valentine’s Day, these Valentine’s Day Heart Thumbprint Cookies are it. These Valentine’s Day Heart Thumbprint cookies are as beautiful as they are simple to make.

salted caramel thumbprint cookie

Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookie

A super soft thumbprint cookie with a gooey salted caramel center These deliciously decadent salted caramel thumbprint cookies are perfect for Christmas and other holidays. These are made using a sugar cookie base that’s similar to a soft shortbread cookie. Before baking the cookies you press the center with your thumb to create an indentation […]

Chocolate roll
Breads, Snacks

Chocolate Roll

These are the perfect chocolate rolls ever. They are soft, fluffy, and gooey all at the same time. These rolls puff up nice and tall but are completely soft all the way through.   They melt in your mouth when they are still warm from the oven. This recipe is all you’ll ever need.

pineapple upside-down cake

Easy Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

This Easy recipe for Pineapple Upside Down Cake with an incredibly moist cake loaded with pineapple flavor features caramelized pineapples and cherries. The cake is baked in a single layer and has a topping of caramelized pineapple rings and maraschino cherries. Pineapple upside down cakes are baked in a single pan with the pineapples and cherries at the bottom of the pan. After the cake is baked, it is inverted so the pineapples and cherries are on top of the cake. This is why it’s called an “upside-down” cake. This easy pineapple upside-down cake is supremely moist with loads of pineapple flavor.

Vanilla Biscotti

Best Vanilla Biscotti

Light, crunchy, and delicately delicious Vanilla Biscotti perfectly describe these Italian cookies. With Christmas coming soon, I wanted to share one of my favorite holiday cookie recipes with you, these Best Vanilla Biscotti. Biscotti are crunchy cookies that are baked twice; but that doesn’t mean there’s extra work involved. They might seem complicated, but the process is pretty simple. They’re mildly sweet and crunchy and taste exceptional dunked in hot coffee or tea.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Cookies, Snacks

Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

The best oatmeal raisin cookies are extra soft with a deliciously chewy texture. They have a hint of cinnamon to complement the raisins. Soft and chewy in the middle with a crisp edge, these cookies are a perfect treat! These best oatmeal raisin cookies are made with butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and oats. They are […]

snowball cookies

The Best Snowball Cookies Recipe

Rich, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth tender Snowball cookies loaded with roasted cashews and powdered sugar. The best Snowball Cookies recipe yields my absolute favorite Christmas cookies. These buttery shortbread cookies will melt in your mouth and are always a favorite with everyone. They are rich, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth tender, and loaded with roasted cashews and powdered sugar. And […]

garlic dinner rolls
Breads, Snacks

Garlic Dinner Rolls

These savory yet mildly sweet garlic dinner rolls are easy to make, delicious, and pillow soft. They are so soft and fluffy, made with fresh garlic, and brushed with herb-garlic butter. These irresistibly soft Garlic dinner rolls can be eaten as it is or as a side dish for your meal. This ultimate garlic dinner rolls recipe uses active dried yeast and creates the best dinner rolls that are bursting with rich, garlic butter flavor.

chocolate cake

Super Easy Chocolate Cake

This super easy chocolate cake is everything a chocolate cake needs to be. Moist, soft, dark, fluffy, and chocolaty. A perfectly super easy chocolate cake recipe for any occasion! This simple chocolate cake is moist, fluffy, and rich that is not too sweet. This decadently delicious cake bakes up perfectly moist and full of rich chocolate flavor. It’s a chocolate lover’s dream come true!

Chicken tart
Pies, Tarts

Chicken Tart Recipe

This is my recipe for the most delicious chicken tart made with minced chicken and vegetables based on Indian taste. It is loaded with vegetables and chicken. This chicken tart is easy to make and bakes beautifully. It is a great recipe to use up any leftover grilled or roasted chicken you might have on hand. Serve a slice with a salad, making for a light and delicious meal.

the best vanilla bundt cake
cakes, Snacks

The Best Vanilla Cake Recipe

All need to have a really good vanilla cake in their repertoire and I promise this best vanilla cake recipe doesn’t disappoint. Even if you’ve never baked a cake from scratch, you will find this simple and achievable. The best vanilla cake recipe is easy and simple enough for even the newest baker to have success with. 

Chocolate chip banana bread
Breads, cakes

The Best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

The best chocolate chip banana bread is moist, flavorful, and loaded with bananas and chocolate. This chocolate chip banana bread recipe is simple and easy and packs a great flavor in every bite. This recipe takes the classic banana bread to a whole new level of deliciousness. This best chocolate chip banana bread recipe truly is the most amazing recipe for banana bread with buttermilk or curd loaded with chocolate chips which makes it extra special. This recipe requires only 10 minutes of prep and requires only a single bowl to whip up. Mix together the ingredients in one bowl, bake and enjoy. It’s that easy! This chocolate chip banana bread is the perfect recipe to use overripe bananas. 

cinnmaon swirl bread
Breads, Snacks

Cinnamon Swirl Bread Recipe

This Cinnamon Swirl Bread recipe yields soft and fluffy bread with thick swirls of sweet cinnamon. This is a homemade, sweet, yeast risen bread recipe that tastes delicious.
This cinnamon swirl bread is a delicious treat that you can whip up when you’re trying to impress some important guests or you’re just feeling super fancy. Homemade bread itself is delicious, but, think about the added sweet cinnamon sugar goodness that come in beautiful swirls… perfection.
Cinnamon swirl bread works for breakfast or dessert, toasted with a slather of butter, or slathered with cream cheese icing; a slice is wonderful on its own or with a cup of coffee or tea.

Apple galette
Dessert, Galettes, Pies

Easy Apple Galette

With buttery, flaky crust and sweet cinnamon-spiced apple filling, this easy apple galette is a favorite. Galettes are a wonderful alternative to pie, when you’re craving one and you don’t feel like making an actual pie. This Easy Apple Galette recipe makes the best fruit dessert with a rustic look. It is really an apple pie without the pie pan! This Easy Apple Galette is a rustic apple pie dessert that is really simple and easy to make. A pretty and easy apple galette that combines a flaky,buttery, rustic pie crust with sweet, cinnamon-spiced apples

carrot walnut cake with cream cheese frosting

Carrot Walnut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This is an incredibly moist and flavorful carrot walnut cake filled with crunchy walnuts and covered in a smooth and creamy cream cheese frosting. The carrots really are the star of the show with the walnuts and the cream cheese frosting as secondary stars. This carrot walnut Cake with cream cheese frosting is perfect for dessert, breakfast or snack. This cake need not be layered with frosting; only topping with my delicious cream cheese frosting is enough as the cake itself is very moist and is loaded with walnuts. This Carrot Walnut cake with Cream Cheese frosting is simple, moist, tender, and delicious. It’s the perfect sweet recipe to enjoy with your family! This moist carrot walnut cake is loaded with carrots and walnuts in every bite.

Tiple chocolate cookies

Triple Chocolate Cookie Recipe

riple Chocolate Cookies are thick, chewy, super rich cookies loaded with three types of chocolate- unsweetened cocoa, dark chocolate chips, and milk chocolate chunks. These decadent, fudgy cookies pair perfectly will a glass of cold milk. These triple Chocolate Cookies are tender chewy and bursting with chocolate flavor. They are rich and decadent while staying chewy and moist. They’re so easy to make and will satisfy all your chocolate cravings. These chewy triple chocolate cookies are large bakery-size cookies that’ll have you hooked with the first bite. The best part about these Triple Chocolate Cookies, after the chocolaty goodness, is that they are so easy to make. They come together in minutes, and they bake in about 18 minutes.

chocolate vanilla marble cake

Chocolate Vanilla Marble Cake

This delicious Chocolate vanilla marble cake has the perfect moist yet dense crumb structure with beautiful layers of chocolate and vanilla. It has a rich chocolate cake that contrasts perfectly with the tender vanilla cake. It is a delicious recipe that is a crowd-pleaser, as people of all ages will love it. It pairs great with a cup of coffee or your favorite tea.

Vegan pizza rolls
Breads, Pizza, Snacks

Easy Vegan Pizza Rolls

These easy vegan Pizza rolls are delicious and made with simple pantry ingredients. They bake to golden, cheesy perfection in just 22-25 minutes and they’re so good you might want to make a double batch! These easy vegan pizza rolls are a great way to enjoy all of the flavors of your favorite pizza, in easy-to-eat, bite-sized pieces. Everyone who has tasted these easy, soft, and fluffy Pizza rolls has thoroughly enjoyed them. So would you too.

Whole wheat bread

Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

This is my simple Whole Wheat Bread recipe. Whole wheat bread recipe that yields soft, fiber-rich slices with a hint of sweetness. This easy Whole Wheat Bread is perfect for sandwiches, toast, or just enjoying with some softened butter. You will love this soft homemade bread recipe! The bread is incredibly soft, and I can never resist […]

masala buiscuits

Masala Biscuit Recipe

These are my spicy yet mildly sweet delicious savoury cookies which are a perfect addition to your hot evening chai. These are quite popular in Kerala bakeries. My mother would bring these home often on her way back from work and hence, very close to my heart since childhood. When I was carrying my firstborn, these cookies were all that I wanted to munch on. Being away from Kerala, I was forced to bake them myself. Since then, many a thing has gone in and out of the recipe and I’ve pretty much frozen on this one. This recipe delivers about 25 delicious cookies. These have become part of our Christmas gifting hamper too.

Cream horns

Cream Horns from Scratch

These Cream Horns are made with puff pastry that’s wrapped and baked until golden and flaky and filled with a sweet and fluffy buttercream filling. This delicious pastry is crispy on the outside, and nice and creamy on the inside. You can also dip or drizzle them in chocolate. If you are looking for a crowd-pleaser, this cream horn recipe is a hit every single time! They’re the perfect dessert for gatherings, family get-togethers, and parties.

Egg puffs

Easy Egg Puff Recipe

Egg Puff is the kind of thing that just makes you feel good. All those light, flaky layers, rich buttery flavor, the flavorful onion filling, and the goodness of hard-boiled egg! For a long time, I kept putting it off because it was always just too much work and time-consuming. Just a little patience and you make the most delicious egg puff you’ll ever taste. If you’ve ever wanted to make authentic puff pastry from scratch, this is the recipe you’ll ever need. Using a handful of basic ingredients, you’ll be amazed that you can make egg puffs from scratch within just a few hours. This homemade egg puff recipe requires only basic at-home ingredients. This recipe has puff pastry which is foolproof and always results in those signature flaky layers. With just a little time and a few simple ingredients, you can stock your freezer with a buttery puff at all times. You may fill it with any filling that suits your tastes, from savory to sweet. Learn how to make it and use it in all your recipes that call for flaky, buttery pastry.

Milk bread loaf

Soft and Fluffy Milk Bread Loaf

Freshly baked milk bread is irresistibly fluffy and delicious, and so is its aroma. If you’re looking for the best homemade milk bread with the fluffiest, softest crumb, look no further! This milk bread loaf is an incredibly soft, fluffy, light white bread made with milk that’s perfect for toast, sandwiches, or simply enjoying by itself. With its soft texture and semi-sweet flavor, this fluffy milk bread will be your all-time favorite bread recipe. They’re perfect for your weekend dinner party and simple enough to make as an everyday recipe. To make this amazing bread, you don’t need to be a bread baker. You could make this perfectly fluffy, tender bread using the instructions I’ve given here. 

Homemade chicken sausage pizza

Easy Homemade Chicken Sausage Pizza

This recipe yields easy homemade chicken sausage pizza from scratch, requiring only basic pantry ingredients. We make homemade pizza almost every weekend and love to make different variations. This chicken sausage version is a simple, yet favorite, which uses an easily made pizza sauce. This recipe makes one large 12-inch pizza, and they should be able to properly cook in 15 to 18 minutes at 220 degrees centigrade. This simple pizza base dough is made with everyday ingredients and topped with an easy and simple pizza sauce, bell pepper, onions, mozzarella cheese, and chicken sausage. The pizza crust has a soft and chewy interior and a nice crisp, golden brown exterior. You’ll want to make it over and over again!

Falafel with Tahini dip

Falafel With Easy Tahini Dip

Falafel is one of my favorite Middle Eastern-inspired street food recipes. They are delicious balls of chickpea and garlicky herb goodness that are deep-fried. Dried chickpeas are softened by soaking in water overnight, combined with herbs, garlic, and cumin, and processed to a gritty-smooth consistency. The mixture is then formed into balls or patties and deep-fried for a texture that’s crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. It’s enjoyed as street food or served in wraps and salads with tahini sauce or hummus. They are naturally gluten-free and dairy-free.

Strawberry Macarons

Foolproof Strawberry Macarons Recipe

Macaron is a sweet meringue-based confection with a crisp exterior. They are delicate sandwich cookies made with egg-white, powdered sugar, almond flour, and food color. These strawberry macarons have crisp shells giving way to chewy deliciousness as you bite into them. These are filled with strawberry-flavored buttercream. The baking of French macarons is considered tricky and difficult to get right in the first go. But, you need not worry, you are in for a treat because I bring you the secret ingredient to get it right all the time. The secret ingredient is meringue powder. Though it is not available easily in the shops, you can buy it easily from Amazon and it is worth the extra effort to buy from Amazon. Use one tablespoon of meringue powder to every egg white added. I’ve used 3 egg whites in this recipe, hence, 3 tablespoons of meringue powder.

vanilla cupcakes

The Perfect Vanilla cupcakes

They are the fluffiest cupcakes, not to mention soft, buttery and sweet with the perfect vanilla flavor. They are moist cupcakes that dome perfectly, and you can really taste the vanilla in every bite. The recipe couldn’t be easier, and the cupcakes are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser! You can bake up a batch of these perfect homemade vanilla cupcakes in no-time. You can whip this up in 1 bowl, with a minimal list of simple ingredients. These moist and light-as-air cupcakes are perfect for weddings, events, and birthdays. They’re incredibly moist, tender, and soft – the perfect homemade cupcake recipe. They stay moist when stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days, though keep frosted cupcakes refrigerated in airtight containers.

Cinnamon rolls

Easy Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

These are the perfect cinnamon rolls ever. They are soft, fluffy, and gooey all at the same time. These rolls puff up nice and tall but are completely soft all the way through.   They melt in your mouth when they are still warm from the oven. This recipe is all you’ll ever need. The ingredients for these are basic pantry staples and you require no special equipment; though, if you have a stand mixer, you are at an advantage. If not, a 10-minute kneading of the dough on the countertop will do the trick. Not only are they perfect for a special occasion, but these rolls can be enjoyed as a quick breakfast treat at any time of year. They are big, fluffy, soft, and delicious with the filling super buttery full of brown sugar and cinnamon which your whole family will enjoy!  On top is a silky cream cheese icing that soaks right into these warm rolls. It’s slightly sweet with that classic cream cheese flavor.

Lemon drizzle cake

The Best Lemon Drizzle Loaf Cake

This is an easy lemon drizzle cake baked in a loaf tin. The cake is a lemon sponge, flavoured with plenty of lemon zest. It’s light and fluffy with a wonderful lemon flavor and soaked with sweet and zingy lemon drizzle which makes the cake incredibly moist. The crunchy sugary topping giving way to a light soft crumb with zingy lemon flavour coming through. It is the most moist of cakes and it’s rare that they ever dry out. The lemon drizzle forms a lovely sugary crust on the cake which is delicious to bite into. It is the best treat if you’re craving something fruity and sweet. Perfect for spring, or summer or any time! Also, the perfect everyday dessert that’s easy to prepare, and a joy to eat.

Cnnamon Coffee Cake

The Best Cinnamon Coffee Cake

This Cinnamon coffee cake is a wonderfully moist and tender cake, with a scrumptious buttery cinnamon streusel running in between and on top. It has a light, buttery crumb. It is called Starbucks Cinnamon coffee cake, not because it has coffee in it. Coffee cake is a butter-based cake that, contrary to what the name implies, does NOT contain coffee. It is meant to be paired with a cup of coffee- hence the name!

Masala Bread

Masala Bread Recipe

This is a very soft and flavourful bread which you can have as it is, toasted with butter, or make sandwich with cheese or other filling. It is loaded with the flavours of spring onion, coriander leaves and garlic and get pops of sautéed cumin and fennel seeds in between. This can be well enjoyed by all in the family, even children. Bake this flavourful bread for your family and see how they enjoy this bread. I’ve used all-purpose flour in this recipe, which you are free to alternate with whole wheat flour or your mix of gluten free flour. To get the bread soft, it is required that you knead it well for 10 to 12 minutes, or, this can be done easily with a stand mixer with the dough hook. Get baking and enjoy!

Apple pie
Dessert, Pies

The Best Classic Apple Pie Recipe

This is a soul-warming classic apple pie with an irresistible homemade apple pie filling. Everything about this is guaranteed to be a favorite from the flaky buttery pie crust to the sweet apple filling. It is perfect for holidays and a weekend dessert.

carrot date muffin

The Best Carrot Date Muffin

These carrot-date muffins are very moist and the most scrumptious, thanks to the combination of finely grated carrot, chopped dates with their caramel toffee kinda flavor, and a half cup of buttermilk. They are so easy to make, versatile, and utterly delicious. Adding dates to the carrot cake makes it moist and rich. We make these moist, sweet, and decadent muffins over and over again. They are just that yummy and perfect for breakfast or an after-school snack. You may add raisins and/or nuts to the batter as desired.

eggless choc chip cookie

The Best Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

These chocolate chip cookies are extra soft, chewy, and crispy, with melty morsels of chocolate and they turn out perfectly every time. This is the only chocolate chip cookie recipe you will ever need! Best of all, there are no eggs added, there’s no chilling or refrigeration required, and could be ready in 25 minutes.

orange-chocolate cake

Orange-Chocolate cake

This Chocolate Orange Cake is deliciously moist, is packed with a citrusy orange and rich chocolate flavor, and is topped with the easiest orange glaze. Chocolate and orange are a match made in heaven. The fresh pop of orange complements the chocolaty goodness. Plus, it’s insanely easy to make. The majority of the flavor comes from fresh orange juice and orange zest, which gives it a great natural orange flavor.  The orange flavor pops just enough without being overwhelming and gives this chocolate cake a fresh and yummy flavor! The orange juice helps to moisten up the cake, while the orange zest packs the orange flavor. You could also convert these to cupcakes. This recipe should make about 18 cupcakes, and you can bake them for about 15-20 minutes.  Although this cake is best the day it’s baked, it holds up well and remains moist two or three days after baking. When zesting your orange, only grate the top layer of peel – stop when you hit white! Zesting is the process of scraping off the outer layer of a citrus peel, which packs a strong flavor. The white underneath that top layer is bitter.

walnut brownie

The Best Walnut Brownie recipe

These are fudgy brownies with a delicious nutty crunch. These are easy to make, bursting with flavor, and chocolate-loaded. This version of my chocolate brownie is rich in walnuts and cocoa flavor. This warm treat can be enjoyed by your family on any given day. This is so easy to make, the batter comes together in just 15 minutes. They make great desserts when served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Chocolate chip muffin

The best chocolate chip muffin recipe

These are easy-to-make, bursting with flavor and chocolate-loaded muffins. As much as you appreciate the flavor and the moist and soft crumbs, so would you the simple ingredient list. This warm treat can be enjoyed by your family on any given day. They are great not just for breakfast but make a great after-school snack. This muffin batter comes together in just 15 minutes. This is a very versatile muffin batter. Skip the chocolate chips and you have a very flavorful vanilla cake batter. You may customize the batter with any addition of your choice, say, nuts, raisins, berries, fruits, or sprinkles.